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pace the floor

To walk back and forth, to and fro around a room. I was a nervous wreck, pacing the floor for hours waiting for the doctors to give me an update on his condition. I could hear him up there pacing the floor as he tried to come up with a solution to the problem.
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"The Home Front" came from a backstage conversation with a soldier's wife that results in a snapshot of a young woman, mother to a 2-year-old girl, who paces the floor sleeplessly while the television says, "they ain't found a reason yet.
While some writing teams have one who types and one who paces the floor, others prefer simultaneously writing via the Internet, or even having two computers networked in the same room to allow side by side writing and editing.
Perhaps that's a clue, after all, to sleepless Sophie's thoughts as she paces the floor at night.-Sophie Ellis Bextor's new single Murder On The Dancefloor is released tomorrow.
He paces the floor until my son comes back for him.
As Hunter paces the floor during 'nights sharp as a scalpel', plotting his next move, Giant suffers from aching limbs, his huge form growing overnight, the room shrinking, his head awash with waves of pain.